Oct 05, 2018Contract
Saints Foundation is an independent charity aligned to Southampton Football Club. Harnessing the passion of the Club and its fans we aim to inspire, support and deliver positive change and equality of opportunity for young people and adults at risk across Southampton and surrounding areas. What is the role? Saints Foundation has the opportunity for an individual to oversee a new project working within four local priority primary schools. This role will implement detailed plans for mentoring, coaching and advising Primary School teachers on the delivery of school sports and PE. This will include delivering a timetable of PE, PSHE and Literacy & Numeracy activities. The successful candidate will deliver a weekly programme of activities to enhance teachers’ knowledge, skills and confidence to improve the provision of PE and Sport, increase children’s enjoyment, participation and skills in competitive and non-competitive sports, increase children’s understanding of personal skills and well as their confidence in English and Maths. A key focus of this role will be to collaborate with the Saints Community Champions to implement a 6 year transition programme for special educational needs (SEN) and behavioural, emotional and social difficulties (BESD) pupils. What are we looking for? We are looking for a candidate with a minimum of two years’ experience within the industry, with a strong knowledge of community engagement programmes specifically tailored to the provision of to the provision of community activities and Primary Schools. You need to be an exceptional organiser with the ability to build a strong rapport with colleagues and pupils with varying needs. A good understanding of key youth services in the local area will be beneficial, as well as good knowledge of Monitoring and Evaluation. The competencies which are required include: Essential Experience: • Knowledge of PLCF and PLPFA funded projects. • A knowledge of M&E programmes relevant to the industry sector. • A strong knowledge of community engagement programmes specifically tailored to the provision of community activities & Primary Schools. • Ability to engage with hard to reach groups. • Have a good understanding of the key Education providers in Southampton and be able to maintain strong partnerships with main project stakeholders. • Ability to deliver innovative and engaging PE, PSHE, Literacy and Numeracy curriculums. Essential Qualifications (including certifications): • UKCC Level 2 Coaching qualification or equivalent. • Educated to degree level (PE related preferred) or have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in Primary School setting. Desirable Qualifications (including certifications): • Hold or be working towards 1st4Sport Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the Delivery of PE and School Sport. • Hold or be working towards Qualified Teacher Status. • Level 2 Multi-Skills qualification. Essential Skills: • Good communication and organisation skills. • Ability to organise and motivate team members. • Confident and outgoing personality. • Aims to support and improve staff members. • Positive Attitude. • What do you get in return? • If you are successful you can look forward to a healthy benefits package; • A competitive salary depending on experience. • Two Season Tickets. • 24days’ holiday per year, increasing to 25 days after one full football season. • Life Assurance Cover of 2 salary. • Contributory Pension Scheme. • Incentivised Private Medical Insurance Scheme. • Child Care Vouchers. • Worldwide Travel Insurance. • Free onsite parking. • Discounted Southampton Football Club merchandise. The closing date for applications is 21 October 2018.